Plague Inc receiving Dawn of the Planet of the Apes expansion

Plague Inc receiving Dawn of the Planet of the Apes expansion

Smartphone and PC strategy title Plague Inc has nabbed a big-time licensing tie-up with 20th Century Fox's Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 2:31PM in News
Warframe dev Digital Extremes lined up for acquisition by a chicken meat supplier

Warframe dev Digital Extremes lined up for acquisition by a chicken meat supplier

Digital Extremes could soon find itself in the hands of a surprising new owner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 1:09PM in News
UK mobile device sales will fall by 5m units in 2014 - report

UK mobile device sales will fall by 5m units in 2014 - report

27 million mobile phones and 12 million tablets will be sold in the UK this year - some five million devices fewer than 2013, predicts CCS Insight.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 4th 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Oculus Rift dev kits removed from sale in China

Oculus Rift dev kits removed from sale in China

Chinese developers are being blocked from buying Oculus Rift dev kits due to the number of units being sold on by buyers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 12:32PM in News

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Rob Pardo leaves Blizzard

Rob Pardo leaves Blizzard

Blizzard’s chief creative officer Rob Pardo has left after 17 years with the studio.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:43AM in News
Japanese market flat for H1 2014; PS3 sales beating Wii U

Japanese market flat for H1 2014; PS3 sales beating Wii U

An increase in hardware sales and a decrease in software has left the Japanese games market flat for the first half of 2014, according to Famitsu data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
Crytek UK staff down tools in pay dispute, report claims

Crytek UK staff down tools in pay dispute, report claims

A large number of employees at the Crytek UK office have staged a walkout and are no longer going to work, according to a report.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Release date set for Civilization: Beyond Earth

Release date set for Civilization: Beyond Earth

2K Games’ Civilization: Beyond Earth now has a release date, developer Firaxis has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:02AM in News

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Dovetail Games to expand beyond Train Simulator with fishing sim

Dovetail Games to expand beyond Train Simulator with fishing sim

Dovetail Games, the creator of Train Simulator, is to expand into new segments with a fishing simulation title.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:01AM in News
Xbox One sales pass 5m units as PS4 hits 9m, report claims

Xbox One sales pass 5m units as PS4 hits 9m, report claims

UPDATE: Microsoft has clarified that Harrison was referring to the previous 5m shipped figure and was not citing new numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Nintendo shareholder "flabbergasted" that Iwata is still in a job

Nintendo shareholder "flabbergasted" that Iwata is still in a job

“I do not understand video games and I feel angry.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 3:31PM in News

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Miyamoto doesn't like describing Zelda Wii U as 'open world'

Miyamoto doesn't like describing Zelda Wii U as 'open world'

Will Zelda for Wii U be an open world game? Perhaps not in the traditional sense.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 3:10PM in News
Forza Horizon 2 will offer Kinect enhancements

Forza Horizon 2 will offer Kinect enhancements

Kinect may no longer be flavour of the month at Microsoft, but the camera will still be getting some dedicated functionality in upcoming racer Forza Horizon 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 2:29PM in News
PES 2015 promises 'return to core values', adds Master League microtranactions

PES 2015 promises 'return to core values', adds Master League microtranactions

Konami has lifted the lid on the upcoming PES 2015, revealing what are described as plenty of major changes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 2:00PM in News
TV advertising still pivotal to kids market

TV advertising still pivotal to kids market

Generation Media says that television advertising is the most effective way to reach a younger audience...

on Jul 3rd 2014 at 1:15PM in News
Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

Yoshida baffled by gamers who shun indie titles

PS4 is still riding the crest of its strong launch wave but there is one criticism the machine has regularly faced it’s concerning the lack of triple-A releases for the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Transformers Universe beta opens

Transformers Universe beta opens

The open beta for Jagex’s MOBA Transformers Universe will be launching shortly.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 11:57AM in News
Study points to huge consumer interest in toys-to-life

Study points to huge consumer interest in toys-to-life

Entertainment, media and technology market research firm Interpret has revealed that over 72 million children are interested in owning toys-to-life products.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 11:24AM in News
US Vita supplies are running low

US Vita supplies are running low

It’s apparently quite hard to get hold of a PlayStation Vita in the US at the moment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 11:04AM in News